Last Week in Horror News: 9/13-9/20
Theatrical Trailers and Clips
Studio News and Attachments
- HEREAFTER – Matt Damon will star in Clint Eastwood’s next directorial outing, a supernatural thriller produced by DreamWorks.
- SILENT HILL 2 – Roger Avary and producer Samuel Hadida will be returning to the franchise. No director or cast yet, but the sequel will film in 2010 to when production on RESIDENT EVIL 4 ends.
- JENNIFER’S BODY – Not too hot at the box office. Whodathunk?
- THE PASSAGE – GLADIATOR scribe John Logan will be doing multi-million dollar adapting duties on an unpublished vampire novel for Ridley Scott to potentially direct.
- HALLOWEEN 3D – Dread Central confirms that MBV3D and DRACULA 2000 director Patrick Lussier will be taking over the reigns on the first film in the franchise to be 3D.
- NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – Is getting a pseduo-remake in the form of a 3D CGI prequel called NOTLD: ORIGINS, to be directed by the guy who did the remake of WHEN A STRANGER CALLS.
Indie, Foreign and Random News
- DEATH ISLAND – Tom Savini finally heads back to the director’s chair for ‘fresh take on the undead genre’.
- Ronnie Yu – FREDDY VS JASON director Ronnie Yu wants to direct a story about werewolves who run a bank in the Outback of Australia. And if that isn’t sitcom awesome enough already, the bank is then robbed by vampires.
- Clive Barker’s SEDUTH – Barker’s newest comic will be published in 3D.
Non-Theatrical Trailers and Clips
- GROWTH – If the sub-cutaneous vine crawling of THE RUINS bothered you, do not watch this trailer.
- NEVER SLEEP AGAIN – Trailer for the upcoming NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET documentary.
Tags: Clive Barker, DEATH ISLAND, GROWTH, HALLOWEEN 3, HALLOWEEN 3D, HEREAFTER, JENNIFER'S BODY, John Logan, NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: ORIGINS, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, Patrick Lussier, Roger Avary, Ronnie Yu, SAW VI, SEDUTH, SILENT HILL 2, THE PASSAGE, Tom Savini